Headache may be firming like a band, throbbing, dull, diffuse, localized, maddening. There are now known at least 50 different types of headache (Cephalalgia). Even specialists find it difficult to understand which of them “attacked” their patients.
See which the most common types of headache are.
Migraine is considered one of the worst types of headaches, the real reason for which is unknown yet. Some associate the onset of chronic headache astringent with increased activity of the brain. Others blame for everything bad heredity. According to the perennial sightings of doctors if any of your close relatives has suffered from migraines, you may have inherited it.
Migraine is predominantly female’s disease.
Representatives of the beautiful half of humanity suffer from it 2-3 times more often than men, which some researchers associated with the specific hormonal, endocrine and immune system of the female body.
NATURE OF PAIN
• be accompanied by sweating;
• light and sound sensitivity
Sometimes migraine attacks are preceded by dizziness, feeling of strange smells and even visual hallucinations (bright dots, zigzags, sparks from the eyes). Experts call this a migraine with aura. Reaching its peak, attacks of pain (which can last up to three days) gradually subsides. But surely returns again. Such situations may prosecute a person for decades.
Localization: unilateral, mostly frontal-temporal area.
How we can save ourselves?
When suffering from migraine is best to take painkillers at the outset of the attack: in the midst of pain, they do not work.
Nature of pain: firming, throbbing, so intolerable that when suffers from you can not neither sit nor stand. Wretch literally tumbles around the room, clutching spraying from head pain. During such attack eyes become red, nose is blocked, forehead covered is with sweat. Night pain can last from 30 minutes to several hours 2-3 times a day for several weeks, even months.
Localization: unilaterally, as a rule covers one side of the head and face (forehead, temples, eyes).
• you must sleep at least 8 hours;
• need to go to bed and get up on time;
• to spend more time in the fresh air;
• to rest enough.
Night work, smoking, sleepless nights are not for you. Particularly gets worse in windy, cloudy days with large fluctuations of atmospheric pressure.
In addition to unhealthy lifestyles and adverse weather conditions the onset of a throbbing headache is provoked by certain foods (Dutch cheese, smoked sausage, citrus fruits, bananas, coffee, tea, chocolate), and of alcoholic beverages
(Champagne, beer, red wine). They contain substances initially shrink and then expand the cerebral vessels. If you suffer from migraines, dispose of this gourmet menu.
But even the most modern, literate selected medicinal and psychotherapeutic agents will not help you if you do not learn to relax. The ability to switch to afford your own ambulance in the fight against migraine is not less important than finding the good doctor. For starters, learn to breathe properly: inhale a short (one) and exhale longer (two, three) by inhalation blowing belly and exhaling it in store inside. This type of breathing (experts call it the diaphragm) improves blood flow to the heart and lungs removed perfectly and internal tensions.